Road To Shine is an innovation program that bridges young, engineering talents in India with leading Hiroshima industries. Together, they consider new trends of digital transformation and global trends in re-imagining and launching new businesses. In 2020, Hiroshima Prefectural Government signed an MoU with T-Hub in Telangana State, to commemorate the commitment towards building an innovation ecostytem across Japan and India.
Satsuma Future Commons (SFC) is a hub for a new urban design research and practice. We explore, research, and implement new methods of Circular City Design in Satsumasendai City, Kagoshima. In the hub we, Re:public, Inc. research the futures of food, fashion, living spaces, and infrastructures with Kyushu University School of Design. We also run the Civic “Circular” Innovation Lab to empower citizens to make their everyday life more circular and innovative. We cover circularity from a wide scope: from citizens’ everyday life to entrepreneurship and advanced research.